addiction

August 29, 2014
heroin

Is Baltimore Really The Heroin Capital of America?

August 26, 2014 - Segment 2 - On Wednesday night National Geographic Channel will premiere a feature titled "Drugs, Inc.: The High Wire," which names Baltimore as the "heroin capital of America." We take a close look at heroin abuse in Baltimore, with: Bern McBride, President and CEO of Behavioral Health System Baltimore; Woody Curry, therapist in private practice; and Dr. Scott Nolan, Director of the Drug Addiction Treatment Program at the Open Society Institute-Baltimore.
February 5, 2013

February 5, 2013 – Segment 3

February 5, 2013 - Segment 3 - It's time for our regular segment with Woody Curry, Vietnam veteran and addiction counselor at The Baltimore Station. Tonight, Marc and Woody talk about the neurological basis for addiction, the brain, and more.
December 17, 2012

Woody Curry’s Journal

A veteran from the Baltimore ghetto tells how he survived the despair of war and transformed himself.
December 17, 2012

Video: The Streets of Hanoi

While in production for Shared Weight: "The Fall of Saigon, 30 Years Later," Producer Steve Elliot took his camera, and his life, in his hands to film a taxi ride through the streets of Hanoi.
August 29, 2012

August 29, 2012 – Hour 2

A recent report showed that suicides among our active duty troops doubled in one month, with 12 suicides in June and 26 in July. Every 36 hours a veteran from Iraq or Afganistan kills themselves. Eighteen veterans from all wars commit suicide each day.

May 25, 2012

May 28, 2012 – Hour 2

In honor of Memorial Day, we're rebroadcasting a conversation between Marc and Woody Curry from last October.  It was shortly after President Obama announced that the US was withdrawing its soldiers from Iraq, and the conversation ranged from the problems facing veterans on their return home, to the culture of the military, to the place of war in our society.

March 20, 2012

March 20, 2012 – Hour 1

We discuss the tragic civilian massacre of March 11th, in which at least 16 Afghan civilians, including women and children, were killed. US Army staff sergeant Robert Bales is suspected of carrying out the killing spree. Three military veterans and one journalist join us this hour.

October 26, 2011

October 26, 2011 – Hour 1

Followinig President Obama's announcement that the US will withdraw its soldiers from Iraq by the end of the year, we look at issues that face veterans, including substance abuse and mental health problems stemming from the trauma of war, as they return home. Our guest is Woody Curry, Vietnam veteran and Clinical and Associate Executive Director of the Baltimore Station.

August 17, 2011

August 17, 2011 – Segment 1

Scientists continue to learn more about how addiction works, which informs how our society views and treats addiction.  The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) has just redefined addiction as a chronic brain disorder.  We'll discuss the implications of this development with Dr.

June 22, 2011

June 22, 2011 – Hour 1

Suicide in the US military is on the rise. Independent newspaper Stars and Stripes investigated the matter, citing failures of leadership on the ground and vicious hazing. Joining us today to discuss this issue is:

May 25, 2011

May 25, 2011 – Hour 1

Data suggest that children living in neighborhoods with high crime and drugs may be at high risk for post-traumatic stress disorder. In this hour we take a look at how the trauma and stress of inner-city life affects Baltimore's youth.

We're joined by:

April 27, 2011

April 27, 2011 – Hour 1

Woody Curry, Clinical and Associate Executive Director of the Baltimore Station, a residential addiction treatment center in Baltimore, joins us to discuss process addiction.  Also known as behavioral addiction, process addiction is non-substance-related addiction, which could include such addictions as gambling, sex, eating, and exercise.